Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS, condition stable

Shubhanshu Sharma

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Published on 11 Jun 2018 12:55 PM GMT

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS, condition stable
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New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Monday was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for 'routine check-up'.

The doctors confirmed later that his condition was 'stable'.

"As per the advice of doctors, Vajpayee ji has been admitted in AIIMS today for routine check-ups and investigations," said the Bharatiya Janata Party statement.

In its statement, The hospital said that the veteran leader's condition is stable and tests are going on.

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"He is stable. A team of doctors under the supervision of Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS are conducting tests," AIIMS said in its statement. Guleria, who is a pulmonologist, has been a personal physician to Vajpayee for many years.

Union Health Minister J. P. Nadda, at a press meet on achievements of his ministry in the last four years, too, said Vajpayee was admitted for routine check-ups.

Vajpayee, 93, who was Prime Minister briefly in 1996 and then from 1998 to 2004, has retreated from active politics over the last few years due to falling health conditions.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

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